New Jersey State Senator Bob Singer and Assemblymen Sean Kean and David Rible released a statement today following the news of the passing of Aharon Sofer z”l.
“Our thoughts and prayers today are with the Sofer family,” stated Singer, Kean and Ribel. “Aaron’s tragic death is an unthinkable loss for his family, peers and the entire Lakewood community. Aaron’s dedication to his faith and family should serve as an example to us all. We thank those in the community, across the state and the country who offered their support and prayers for Aaron and his family during these past difficult days.”
New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith remarked, “I am saddened to learn of the reports that Aharon Sofer’s body was found. This is an extremely difficult time for his family and friends, and they are in our prayers. I would also like to thank the Israeli government for its assistance in the search.”